nunes.cristina at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 00:33:56 GMT 2008
Try V to select the all line and %s/:/ /
On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 12:12 AM, <asmith9983 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have the following file contents which I'm editing with vim:-
> 1 The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
> 2 The:quick:brown:fox:jumped:over:the:lazy:dog.
> 3 The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
> 4 The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
> 5 The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
> I want to place my cursor on the b of brown on line 2, and with a simple
> command change all the colons(:) to end of line, to a space( ). Obviously its
> a change to end
> of line only, so a g substitute modifier is no good. I've also tried selecting
> selecting to end of line with v, visual mode, then applying ! operator with
> sed -e 's/:/ /', but it didn't work.
> Anybody got an idea that'll work.
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